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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 11/04/2021.

Community Mental Health Nurse - Band 6

Job Reference: 327-21-234

Employer:
Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Avon House
Location:
Tewkesbury
Salary:
£31,365 to £37,890 per annum

We love what we do and we think you will, too!

Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust was formed in October 2019, following the merger of 2gether NHS Foundation Trust and Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust. The two Trusts joined together to provide integrated mental health, physical health and learning disability services to communities.


We are very excited to be able to offer this substantive band 6 nursing post within the Tewkesbury Recovery team. We are a friendly, welcoming and very supportive team. We are a highly performing and successful multidisciplinary team delivering high quality, person centred assessment and treatment. The Recovery Team works with Adults of Working Age (18 and over) with serious mental health problems, helping them towards better health outcomes and Recovery.

Our team offers Secondary Mental Health Care to GP Surgeries covering catchment areas including Bishops Cleeve, Tewkesbury, Winchcombe, Bredon and Cheltenham. We are fortunate to have our own base site at Avon House with ample parking and easy access to Cheltenham and Gloucester and the M5 motorway

Tewkesbury is a beautiful Mediaeval Town with a rich history and famously the site of the Wars of The Roses Battle of Tewkesbury in 1474. The town is home to The Roses Theatre, Tewkesbury Abbey, the convergence of the Rivers Avon and Severn and has a delightful High Street. Tewkesbury is nestled in the north of Gloucestershire with the Cotswold’s, Herefordshire and Worcestershire on its doorstep.

If you have excellent communication and problem-solving skills, a passionate, flexible and creative approach, and you relish a challenge. This could be the job for you. I would be delighted to answer any queries and questions prior to application.

Please note, the hours for this vacancy are 37.5 per week.

For further details, please contact Jo Workman on Tel: 01684 861150 or email: jo.workman@ghc.nhs.uk

The qualification, training & experience requirements for the role are underlined in the Job Description/Person Specification.

Closing date: 11th April 2021

Shortlisting date: 12th April 2021

The Trust aims to recruit and retain the best possible staff who, through the application of their skills, qualification and experience, will make a positive contribution to our business of providing quality health care services. It is the Trust’s view that the costs associated with moving house in order to take up a post with us should not restrict our ability to recruit the excellent people we need, therefore we support staff to relocate with our relocation policy.

This post requires the post holder to be able to undertake all statutory and mandatory training and post holders must be able to undertake physical interventions. Fitness for physical intervention will be assessed by Occupational Health.

A valid UK driving licence plus the use of own transport for business purposes is essential. For qualifying staff the Trust has a Lease Car Scheme in place and also offers a popular Salary Sacrifice Car Scheme with our partner Tusker.

To ensure you fully understand how the Trust, as a Data Controller, will process and store your data please read the attached document ‘ Applicant and Staff Privacy Notice’ prior to applying for the role.

Candidates for any staff appointment shall, when making application, disclose in writing to the Trust whether they are related to any governor. Failure to disclose such a relationship may disqualify a candidate and, if appointed, may render him/her liable to dismissal.




Applicants who have been shortlisted will be contacted via NHS Jobs. Please check your account regularly. If you do not hear from us within 3 weeks of the closing date you have probably not been shortlisted. We are sorry that on some occasions we are unable to let you know the outcome of your application personally. The Trust reserves the right to close this vacancy when sufficient applications have been received.

Please note that all candidates who declare themselves on their application form to be disabled and who meet the essential criteria for the post will be shortlisted in accordance with the Trust’s Two Ticks Pledge on disability.

Applicants should note that all appointments to GHCNHSFT are subject to the completion of a satisfactory 6 month probation period.(excluding Medical Staffing appointments).

Successful candidates are expected to self-fund either an enhanced or standard or basic DBS check, and sign up to the DBS update service if required for the role.

Please note that if you are successful in your application and you have previously worked for an NHS Trust, GHCNHSFT will request confirmation of your previous NHS service from your last NHS employer via the inter authority transfer system to verify service, pension, sick pay entitlement and pay grade. Your permission will be sought at application and /or later in the process.

Flexible working arrangements will be considered. Any request will be set against genuine operational requirements and limitations and it is not obligatory for a manager to accede to the request.

For positions Band 8a and above there is a requirement to participate in an on-call rota to ensure a high quality of care for patients at all times and continued support to all staff with access to the right knowledge and expertise. For further information on this please consult the job description.


Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.


Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Tier 2/skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2/skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement.

For further advice, please visit Applying from overseas.


UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.



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